How can formative research inform the design of an iron-folic acid supplementation intervention starting in first trimester of pregnancy in Bangladesh?

@inproceedings{Alam2015HowCF,
  title={How can formative research inform the design of an iron-folic acid supplementation intervention starting in first trimester of pregnancy in Bangladesh?},
  author={Ashraful Alam and Sabrina Rasheed and Nazib Khan and Tamanna Sharmin and Tanvir M Huda and Shams El Arifeen and Michael J. Dibley},
  booktitle={BMC public health},
  year={2015}
}
BACKGROUND The study objective was to understand community preparedness for iron and folic acid (IFA) supplementation early in pregnancy and to inform the design of a large-scale trial of early introduction of IFA supplementation in rural Bangladesh. METHODS 66 in-depth interviews (pregnant women, husbands, and older women in the household), 20 key-informant interviews, 3 focus-group discussions (community health workers and adolescent female students), and observation of two community-based… CONTINUE READING
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